Wide-angle Camera Installation Instructions
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To fit a wide-angle camera to an existing reversing camera kit, you need to replace the existing camera with the wide-angle version, and optionally add a suplemental loom to your existing Reversing Camera retrofit kit.
Average time to install: 15 - 20 minutes
Items supplied in this kit are:
|Wide-angle camera||*OPTIONAL* Supplemental loom|
If the optional Suplemental loom is not included in your kit, it is not needed and instructions relating to it can safely be ignored
All work in this installation takes place in the boot of the car
Work in the Boot
To fit the wide ange camera, you need to replace the existing camera fitted as part of the Reversing Camera retrofit kit with the new wide-angle camera supplied in this kit.
a. Remove the ELEVEN rivets holding the trim to the boot lid and then place the trim aside
b. Unplug the red (or black) and yellow plugs linking the existing camera to the boot lid loom. If you have cable tied these cables, remove or undo those ties.
c. Reach up between the inner and outer skins of the boot lid so that you can feel the back of the existing camera mount. Push in the tab on the accessible (right) side of the camera mount whilst pulling the camera gently away from the bootlid. The existing camera and mount will then release as shown below. Fully withdraw the camera from the boot.
d. Undo the two screws holding the old camera to it's mount and gently remove the loom from the existing mount.
e. Route the camera loom for the wide-angle camera back through the mount (the reverse of that done in step d. and install the screws to hold the wide-angle camera to the mount.
Fitting the wide angle camera to the car is now the reverse of the steps taken to remove it. Feed the wide-angle camera's loom back through the boot hole
f. Feed the wide-angle camera's loom back through the boot hole and push the wide-angle camera's mount home. Route the camera loom as you had previously and connect the red (black) and yellow connectors to their respective plugs.
g. If your kit contains the optional Supplemental loom, it needs to be connected between the Body to Boot loom and the Extension Loom previously installed with your original Reversing Camera kit, as circled below. The supplemental loom can only be fitted one way around and the 4-pin connectors make it obvious which way to install it.
h. The installation is now complete. Test that the new camera works as expected, and then replace boot lid liner and secure with ELEVEN plastic rivets.